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Are you a zombie? Do you like to dance? Enjoy Michael Jackson’s song ‘Thriller’? Not busy Halloween?

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Christine Teixeira Oberc is looking for zombies ages 13 and up for a “Thriller” flash mob. The former Radio City Rockette, who owns Jazzercise in New Milford, led a flash mob on Halloween last year and is planning some new surprises for this year’s Halloween celebration. You only need to attend one rehearsal to learn […] [Read More]
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‘A Fish Story’ is an award-winning family film and will be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse

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 ”A Fish Story” is the name of an award-winning family film that will be screened at The Ridgefield Playhouse Friday. It’s an uplifting story about letting go, and will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s screenwriter and others involved in the production. The film tells the story of what happens after a devoted […] [Read More]
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Pianist Rabinovich opens Danbury Concert Association’s new season Sunday at WCSU’s new arts center

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Israeli-born pianist Roman Rabinovich will present the first performance of the Danbury Concert Association’s new season on Sunday, Oct.19, at 3 p.m. The concert — the first of four performances that comprise the organization’s fall and spring season — is presented in cooperation with the music department of Western Connecticut State University. It’s also the […] [Read More]
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‘Twelfth Night’ on stage at WestConn’s new Visual and Performing Arts Center

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Western Connecticut State University will unveil its new Studio Theatre in the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s westside campus this month with a staging of “Twelfth Night.” The venue is at 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” is the original take on sexual identity and the vagaries of love. […] [Read More]
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Leif Smith’s pickers and Bill Wisnowski at Bethel’s Molten Java this weekend

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Leif Smith and fellow pickers Hamish Lutrus and bassist Big Al Ewert will perform Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8 to 10 p.m. at Molten Java Coffeehouse in Bethel. The venue is at 213 Greenwood Ave. Smith was host of the long-running weekly Pickers Night Out at the Redding Roadhouse until the restaurant closed for a […] [Read More]
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Danbury’s Wayne Leiss to be honored by Cultural Alliance

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The Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut will honor Wayne J. Leiss at its annual Business Supports the Arts breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 16, at the Matrix Corporate Center in Danbury. Leiss will be celebrated for his numerous contributions to the local arts scene. A graduate of Immaculate High School in Danbury, Leiss got involved in Ridgefield’s theater scene […] [Read More]
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All are invited to The Great Pumpkin Race in Newtown

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How fast can a pumpkin travel on wheels? How far can it fly through the air? Find out Saturday, Oct. 18, when The Great Pumpkin Race returns to Newtown, behind Edmond Town Hall on Main Street. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those who attend will get to see a bunch of […] [Read More]
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Thousands of slurps have spoken: Chowdafest champs announced

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Of the 30 soups up for accolades, four rose to the top this past weekend. The champs of this year’s Chowdafest, which attracted thousands to Norwalk’s Calf Pasture Beach during its first year there, include the New England clam chowder from Donovan’s of South Norwalk; Gray Goose of Fairfield’s Manhattan clam chowder; chorizo and shrimp chowder […] [Read More]
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Danny Aiello to talk movies and memoir at Stamford’s Avon Theatre

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Danny Aiello will be finding a seat among the fans of his 1996 film “2 Days in the Valley,” when Stamford’s Avon Theatre hosts a screening of the movie and an appearance by its star on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. Aiello, who has starred in more than 80 films throughout his more than […] [Read More]
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Martha Stewart to sign copies of ‘One Pot’ at Stew Leonard’s Norwalk

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Martha Stewart attends the Ralph Rucci fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2014 at The Theatre at Lincoln Center on Sept. 8, 2013 in New York City. She will be in Norwalk signing copies of her book, “One Pot 20+ Easy Meals from Your Skollet, Slow Cooker, Stockpot and More,” on Saturday, Oct. 25, […] [Read More]